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Marlon Brando

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Marlon Brando, Jr. (April 3, 1924 – July 1, 2004) was an American actor who performed for over half a century. He was perhaps best known for his roles as Stanley Kowalski in A Streetcar Named Desire (1951), his Academy Award-nominated performance as Emiliano Zapata in Viva Zapata! (1952), his role as Mark Antony in the MGM film adaptation of the Shakespeare play Julius Caesar (1953), for which he was nominated for an Academy Award, and his Academy Award-winning performance as Terry Malloy in On the Waterfront (1954). During the 1970s, he was most famous for his Academy Award-winning performance as Vito Corleone in Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather (1972), also playing Colonel Walter Kurtz in another Coppola film, Apocalypse Now (1979). Brando delivered an Academy Award-nominated performance as Paul in Last Tango in Paris (1972), in addition to directing and starring in the western film One-Eyed Jacks (1961). Brando had a significant impact on film acting, and was the foremost example of the "method" acting style. While he became notorious for his "mumbling" diction and exuding a raw animal magnetism, his mercurial performances were nonetheless highly regarded, and he is considered one of the greatest and most influential actors of the 20th century. Director Martin Scorsese said of him, "He is the marker. There's 'before Brando' and 'after Brando'.'"Actor Jack Nicholson once said, "When Marlon dies, everybody moves up one." Brando was also an activist, supporting many issues, notably the African-American Civil Rights Movement and various American Indian Movements. Description above from the Wikipedia article Marlon Brando, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


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Born:
Apr 3, 1924 In Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
66
First Appeared:
In the movie Big Bug Man
Latest Project:
Movie Listen to Me Marlon 2015-07-29
Known For
Poster of Listen to Me Marlon
Poster of Marlon Brando: An Actor Named Desire
Poster of Superman Returns: El regreso
Poster of Meet Marlon Brando
Filmography
Movie Big Bug Man Mrs. Sour 2019
Movie Sebring Archive Footage 2019
Movie Listen to Me Marlon Himself (voice) 2015-07-29
Movie Marlon Brando: An Actor Named Desire Archival 2014-12-14
Movie Brando Himself (archive footage) 2007-05-01
Movie You Will Believe: The Cinematic Saga of Superman Himself (archive footage) 2006-11-28
Movie Superman Returns: El regreso Jor-El 2006-06-28
Movie The Godfather and the Mob (archive footage) 2006-04-25
Series Celebrities Uncensored Unknown 2003-06-04
Movie Broadway: The Golden Age Himself 2003-01-01
Movie Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special himself 2001-11-13
Movie Goldwyn: The Man and His Movies Himself (archive footage) 2001-10-07
Movie The Score Max 2001-07-13
Movie A Huey P. Newton Story 2001-06-18
Movie Asalta como puedas Warden Sven 'The Swede' Sorenson 1998-12-03
Movie The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender 1997-11-01
Movie The Brave McCarthy 1997-07-30
Movie La isla del Dr. Moreau Dr. Moreau 1996-08-23
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie Don Juan DeMarco Dr. Jack Mickler 1995-04-07
Movie Cristóbal Colón: el descubrimiento Tomas de Torquemada 1992-08-21
Movie Corazones en tinieblas Himself 1991-09-06
Movie The Godfather Family: A Look Inside Himself 1990-07-12
Movie El novato Carmine Sabatini, aka Jimmy The Toucan 1990-07-20
Movie Una árida estación blanca Ian McKenzie 1989-01-01
Movie La Fórmula Adam Steiffel, Chairman Titan Oil 1980-01-01
Movie Apocalypse now Colonel Walter E. Kurtz 1979-08-15
Series Roots: The Next Generations George Lincoln Rockwell 1979-02-18
Movie Superman Jor-El 1978-12-13
Series Mario Puzo's The Godfather: The complete Novel for Television Don Vito Corleone 1977-11-12
Series The Hollywood Greats Unknown 1977-08-04
Movie Missouri Robert Clayton 1976-05-19
Movie El último tango en París Paul 1972-10-14
Movie El Padrino Don Vito Corleone 1972-03-14
Movie Los últimos juegos prohibidos Peter Quint 1971-08-30
Movie King: A Filmed Record... Montgomery to Memphis 1970-03-24
Movie Quemada Sir William Walker 1969-12-21
Movie La noche del dia siguiente Chauffeur 1968-12-26
Movie Candy Grindl 1968-12-17
Movie Reflejos en un ojo dorado Weldon Penderton 1967-10-10
Movie La condesa de Hong Kong Ogden Mears 1967-01-05
Movie Meet Marlon Brando Himself 1966-09-16
Movie Sierra prohibida Matt 1966-09-14
Movie La jauría humana Sheriff Calder 1966-02-17
Movie Morituri Robert Crain 1965-08-24
Movie Dos seductores Freddy Benson 1964-01-01
Movie Su excelencia el Embajador Ambassador Harrison Carter MacWhite 1963-04-02
Movie Rebelión a bordo First Lieutnant Fletcher Christian 1962-11-08
Movie El rostro impenetrable Rio 1961-03-30
Movie Piel de serpiente Valentine 'Snakeskin' Xavier 1960-04-14
Movie El baile de los malditos Lt. Christian Diestl 1958-04-02
Movie Sayonara Major Lloyd Gruver 1957-12-05
Movie La casa de té de la luna de agosto Sakini 1956-01-01
Series Cinépanorama 1956-02-04
Movie Ellos y ellas Sky Masterson 1955-11-03
Movie Désirée Napoleon Bonaparte 1954-11-16
Movie La ley del silencio Terry Malloy 1954-06-22
Movie Salvaje Johnny Strabler 1953-12-30
Movie Julio César Marc Antony 1953-06-04
Series Oscar (The Academy Awards) Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Omnibus Stanley Kowalski 1952-11-09
Movie ¡Viva Zapata! Emiliano Zapata 1952-02-07
Movie Un tranvía llamado deseo Stanley Kowalski 1951-09-18
Movie Los Hombres Ken Wilcheck/Bud 1950-07-20
Series Actors Studio 1948-09-26
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20